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FAA probes close call between Southwest flight and LaGuardia’s air traffic control tower: ‘Go around!’

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a Southwest Airlines flight veered off course and had a frighteningly close call last month with LaGuardia Airport’s air traffic control tower. Southwest Flight 147 from Nashville to New York City flew off course because of bad weather as it approached for landing around 1 pm on March 23, the agency said. After circling the busy airport once, the plane flew as low as 300 feet, prompting an audibly alarmed air traffic controller to urge the pilots: “Go around! Go around,” according to...

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